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Remembering the Blizzard of ‘78, 35 years later

With a snowstorm potentially on its way to the region, it seems fitting that Wednesday is the 35th anniversary of the Blizzard of 1978.

The epic storm, which is etched into many people’s memories, saw 27.1 inches fall in Boston over 32 hours and 40 minutes on Feb. 6 and 7, 1978, according to the National Weather Service.

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